Google Glass is no doubt one of the most anticipated gadgets that techies are waiting for. The gadget will be available for consumers by the first quarter of 2014. There is one important question related to Google Glass – Is it water resistant? We tried to explore the real truth behind. The wearable computing device seems to be waterproof, although officially it is not recommended to use it underwater.
Robert Scoble had got USD $1500, Explorer Edition of Google Glass a few weeks ago and he had tested it to be water resistant. The device survived rainstorm of last week. So, Scoble decided to perform more rigorous waterproofing tests on the gadget. The gadget was again able to survive under his personal shower.
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Google Chairman Eric Schmidt however doesn’t recommend using the gadget underwater. Google suggests not to put the device in water. The very tiny components as well as the battery are prone to corrosion if they come in contact with liquids.